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Open Classes courses are electives offered in the Master of Library and Information Science and Master of Archives and Records Administration programs at the San José State University School of Information. Most of the electives offered in the master's degree programs are available through the Open Classes program on a space available basis. Courses are offered during the fall, spring, and summer sessions. Course selection and faculty vary each session.

Fall 2018 class topics include: Cybersecurity, Design Thinking, Scratch, XML, Text/ Data Mining, Health Informatics, Intercultural Communication, Managing Photographic Collections, Digital Forensics, Metadata, Readers Advisory Genres and Techniques, and Medical Librarianship among many other exciting topics.The window to request classes for Fall 2018 Open Classes will be from July 9th at 8 am Pacific, through 5 pm on Aug. 10th. The list of of Fall courses is available now.

Most of the 60+ electives offered in the MLIS and MARA graduate programs are available through the i.School Open Classes program.